Grains are broadly divided into 3 categories -
- Negative grains
- Positive grains
- Rice and Wheat come under this category.
- The fiber content in these grains is only 0.2% to 1.2%.
Within few minutes of eating these grains, the glucose level in the blood spikes suddenly, because of the low fiber content.
The sudden increase of glucose in the blood is the reason for healthy people developing diseases like Diabetes, High BP, Cancer etc.
Hence these negative grains should be completely avoided.
Fast foods like burgers, pizzas, chips etc. increase the rush of glucose as they have low fiber content.
Finger millet (Ragi), Pearl millet (Bajra), Proso millet (Chena), Sorghum (Jowar) etc. fall in this category.
They have Fiber of around 1.2% to 3.6%
By consuming these grains, those who are healthy would not fall ill, but those who suffer from diseases would not get cured.
5 grains fall in this category (more are being discovered)- Foxtail, Barnyard, Browntop, Little, Kodo millet.
These grains are collectively called SIRIDHAANYA MILLETS. They have been discovered by Dr. Khadar Vali.
These Grains have 8% to 12% of fiber in them. Fiber is one of the important macronutrient that one should take.
These grains have the right amount of fiber, as required by our body.
This fiber ensures the release of glucose into the blood – slowly, steadily and in optimal quantities.
Adding these 5 Siridhaanya millets in our diet, helps cure various diseases
- The people who are healthy and do not have ailments will not develop any.
|Name of Grains
FOXTAIL MILLET (KAKUM)
|LITTLE MILLET (KUTKI)
|KODO MILLET (KONDON)
|BROWNTOP MILLET (MAKRA)
|BARNYARD MILLET (SANWA)
* Ratio of Carbohydrate and Fiber in Grains must be in Single Digit, as seen in sridhaanya millets.